Absurdist Composer and Electronic Musician, Dan Deacon, is based in Westchester New York. Splitting his output into two major sections, live performance and composition, Dan has been both completing his MFA in Composition and performing his song-based electronic music through New York area with his messy table of fancy electronic whosit and howsthat.
Musically influenced by Devo, Talking Heads, Scratch Orchestra, People Like Us, Raymond Scott and Conlon Nancarrow, Dan's music strives to take contemporary experimental composition and electronic music out of the circle of the esoteric intellectual gangs and hipster communities and place it into the more informal 'fun time'.
May 28, 2004 Subject:
Dan is the Deacon of my heart's parish
This is staggeringly brilliant, fibrillation-inducingly outlandish electro-absurdist-pop. Lion With a Shark's Head is, and I say this without hyperbole, some of the finest 2 minutes and 40 seconds in all of musical history. No hyperbole!